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PECO SCHEDULED TO CLOSE SEVERAL STATE HIGHWAYS FOR UTILITY IMPROVEMENTS IN MONTGOMERY AND BUCKS COUNTIES

August 18, 2017

King of Prussia, PA – PECO is scheduled to close several state highways for utility improvement in Montgomery and Bucks counties, for utility improvements, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today.

The work schedule is:
 
• Monday, August 21, and Tuesday, August 22, from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM, lane restrictions with flagging are scheduled on Washington Lane between Rydal Road/Valley Road and Cox Road, in Abington Township, Montgomery County, for gas main installation;


• Monday, August 21, through Friday, August 25, from 8:00 PM to 6:00 AM, U.S. 202 (DeKalb Street) is scheduled to close between Schuylkill Avenue and Main Street in Norristown, Montgomery County, for gas main installation. During construction, U.S. 202 (DeKalb Street) motorists will be detoured over Main Street and Markley Street; and


• Monday, August 28, through Friday, September 22, from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM, Old Lincoln Highway is scheduled to close weekdays between Hulmeville Road and Brownsville Road, in Middletown Township, Bucks County, for gas main replacement. During construction, Old Lincoln Highway motorists will be detoured over Brownsville Road, Bristol Road, Route 213 (Bridgetown Pike/Maple Avenue).
 
Local access will be maintained up to the construction zone for all closures. Motorists are advised to allow extra time when traveling near the work areas. All scheduled activities are weather dependent.
PECO will complete these projects under a PennDOT Highway Occupancy Permit.
 
For more information on projects occurring or being bid this year, those made possible by or accelerated by Act 89, or those on the department’s Four and Twelve Year Plans, visit www.projects.penndot.gov.
 
A list of weekly road restrictions and PennDOT maintenance operations in the five-county Philadelphia region is available by visiting the District 6 Traffic Bulletin at www.penndot.gov/District6.
 
Motorists can check conditions on more than 40,000 roadway miles by visiting www.511PA.com. 511PA, which is free and available 24 hours a day, provides traffic delay warnings, weather forecasts, traffic speed information and access to more than 825 traffic cameras.
 
511PA is also available through a smartphone application for iPhone and Android devices, by calling 5-1-1, or by following regional Twitter alerts accessible on the 511PA website.
 
For more PennDOT information, visit www.penndot.gov. Follow local PennDOT information on Twitter at www.twitter.com/511PAPhilly, and follow the department on Facebook at www.facebook.com/pennsylvaniadepartmentoftransportation and Instagram at www.instagram.com/pennsylvaniadot.
 
MEDIA CONTACT: Chelsea Lacey-Mabe, 610-205-6799

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